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lusermod

lusermod

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: Feb 27 2008
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NAME

lusermod - Modify an user

 

SYNOPSIS

lusermod [OPTION]... user

 

DESCRIPTION

Modifies the user with name user.

 

OPTIONS

-c, --gecos=gecos
Set user's GECOS field to gecos. The GECOS field is traditionally used to store user's real name and other information.

-d, --directory=directory
Set user's home directory to directory.

-g, --gid=gid
Change user's primary group ID to gid. If group with ID gid does not exist, a warning is printed, but the operation is performed anyway.

-i, --interactive
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set up in libuser configuration.

-L, --lock
Lock user's account. This prevents logging in using user's password.

-l, --login=name
Rename user to name.

-m, --movedirectory
After changing user's home directory (using the -d option), move the old home directory to the new location.

-P, --plainpassword=password
Set user's password to password. Note that the password can be viewed while running lusermod using tools such as ps(1).

-p, --password=encrypted
Set user's password to the password represented by the hash encrypted. Note that the hash can be viewed while running lusermod using tools such as ps(1).

-s, --shell=shell
Set user's login shell to shell.

-U, --unlock
Unlock user's account.

-u, --uid=uid
Change user's user ID to uid.

 

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXIT STATUS

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